Halley Olsen Murphy Memorial Palmdale

Choosing a funeral home can be an overwhelming decision, especially at an emotional time. That's why it is important to know that there really is a difference. Halley-Olsen-Murphy Memorial Chapels have been under the management of the Halley family since 1966 and have been in existence for over 40 years. Today, we continue to provide families with quality, compassionate care. The funeral arrangers at Halley-Olsen-Murphy offer families strength and comfort during a difficult time by providing options to the families they serve. At Halley-Olsen-Murphy we offer complete mortuary services including a full range of cremation options. We own and operate our on-site crematory facility, allowing us to maintain complete control of the process. Families can be assured that they will receive personalized, individual attention when making arrangements with Halley-Olsen-Murphy. Our professional and caring staff members understand that the loss of a loved one is a very personal experience, and are here to ensure that all your needs are met. At Halley-Olsen-Murphy Memorial Chapel, we believe that every life is unique, and every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. And for those who like to plan ahead, we offer The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program—an easy way to handle an important responsibility. The 5000 square foot cement stucco building that houses Halley-Olsen-Murphy Memorial Chapel in Palmdale, California, was built in 1987 on approximately an acre of property. The building presents a warm, friendly atmosphere and includes two arrangement rooms, a visitation room and a comfortable chapel that can accommodate up to 120 guests. Ample parking provides visitors with easy access to services.


Our Obituaries

Mercedes Cevallos

August 20, 1942 - November 16, 2017

Mercedes Anunziatta Cevallos was born August 20, 1942 in Ecuador. She passed away November 16, 2017 in Lancaster, California. Arrangements are private at this time.
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Leah J. Maddex

November 27, 1928 - November 12, 2017

Leah Jean Maddex was born on November 27, 1928 in Michigan to Kenneth Watkins and Sybil Carter. She was a mother of 6, survived by 5 of her children and predeceased by son Mark Palmer in 1997. Leah was also a grandmother of 12, great-grandmother of 14, and great-great-grandmother of 1. She has been a widow for 43 years to Robert E. Maddex. Some of her greatest pastimes she loved, was sew, read,...
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Gordon Phillips

July 28, 1978 - September 14, 2017

Funeral Services for Gordon Phillips, Jr will take place Friday September 29, 2017 at 11am at Joshua Mortuary Palmdale 3150 E. Palmdale Blvd Palmdale Ca 93550
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Ramon Rodriguez

May 21, 1951 - September 1, 2017

Ramon Rodriguez GracianFallecio en casaEl día 1 de Septiembre de 2017A la edad de 66 años Habiendo recibido los santos sacramentosD.E.PSabemos que en el lugar donde dios te llamo estás muy feliz y ahora descansase en pazFuiste un buen hombre, buen esposo, buen padre, buen abuelo, buen hermano y un buen amigoNos dejaste muchas enseñanzas y buenos ejemplos, siempre con...
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Andrew Conway

February 27, 1944 - August 30, 2017

I'm FreeDon't grieve for me now I'm FreeI'm following the path God laid for meI took his hand when I heard him call I turned my back andleft it all I could not stay another dayTo laugh, to love, to work, or playTask left undone must stay that wayI found that peace at the close of the day If my parting has left a voidThen fill it with remebered joyA friendship shared, a laugh, a...
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Barbara Adele Carpenter

June 3, 1935 - July 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Joshua Mortuary Palmdale, Palmdale, CA.
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Kenneth St. John

May 19, 1935 - July 3, 2017

Kenneth Ray St John Senior was born in Redding, Ca on May 19, 1935.Ken passed away July 3, 2017 in Lancaster, Ca. A memorial service for Ken will be held Monday July 10, 2017 at 10am at Joshua Mortuary Palmdale Chapel.
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Shirley Johannes

October 12, 1948 - June 25, 2017

Shirley Ann Johannes Was born on October 12, 1948 in Santa Monica, California. She passed on June 25, 2017 in Palmdale, California.She is survived by her husband Karlos R. Johannes, son Kristopher Johannes, daughter Jennifer Johannes, and six grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by all her family and friends.In honor of Shirley, a memorial service will be held at Joshua Mortuary Palmdale...
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Olaf Smith

September 20, 1931 - June 16, 2017

Smith, Olaf CarlsonBorn September 20, 1931 in St. Louis, Missouri to John W.E. and Olivia (Carlson) Smith. Olaf passed away on June 16, 2017 at the age of 85 after battling cancer and declining health. The love of his life, Mary Jpo passed away in November, 2013. They were married 59 years. Family was one of the major highlights they held closetogether as they traveled back forth every year...
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Kinley Riana Inich

December 12, 1999 - May 21, 2017

Kinley was a bright beautiful girl with an amazing future in front of her. She had wanted to be a medical examiner one day. In order to achieve that goal she graduated from SOAR High School and was taking part in an EMT program at a different local high school. She was accepted and intended to attend Oregon State University in the fall. Kinley was the epitome of strength and fought cancer on her...
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Larry Clark

December 28, 1959 - April 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Joshua Mortuary Palmdale, Palmdale, CA.
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Richard Lee Dees

July 29, 1948 - April 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Joshua Mortuary Palmdale, Palmdale, CA.
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Mable Sadie Perea

December 11, 1940 - April 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Joshua Mortuary Palmdale, Palmdale, CA.
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Anna Carman

August 24, 1924 - April 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Joshua Mortuary Palmdale, Palmdale, CA.
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Eldon Kissee

December 12, 1933 - April 2, 2017

A hardworking, honest, caring, loving, and true cowboy passed away. We know you are up there riding and roping and maybe even getting back on the bull!You will be greatly missed! In Honor of Eldon, there will be a graveside service on Friday, April 14, 2017 at 10 am at Desert Lawn Memorial Park- 2200 E Ave S, Palmdale, CA 93550 (661) 947-7177.Please have any flower arrangements be delivered to...
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Angela I. Arana

June 3, 1934 - March 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Joshua Mortuary Palmdale, Palmdale, CA.
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Ann Lee Layton

September 9, 1935 - January 23, 2017

Ann Lee Shoemaker Layton passed away suddenly on January 23, 2017, in Palmdale, California. Ann was born September 9, 1935, in Newfane, New York, the daughter of Jennie Edna Beers Shoemaker and Edwin Allan Shoemaker, M.D. She graduated from LaSalle High School and attended the University of Buffalo, where she played on the volleyball team and studied physical therapy, graduating with one of the...
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William Atticus Robertson

April 25, 1957 - January 20, 2017

William Atticus Robertson IV, was born on April 25, 1957, in Northridge, California. He passedaway January 20, 2017, in Rosamond, California. William (AKA Bill) was a resident of theAntelope Valley for 26 years. He graduated from Canoga Park High School in 1975. William wasa proud Navy Veteran, who served in the U.S Navy aboard the USS Ranger (CV61) from1977-1979. William was a carpenter by trade...
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Ronnie Snell

June 12, 1943 - January 19, 2017

Our Beloved Ronnie Snell Ronnie Snell was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma on June 12, 1943 to John and Celestine Snell. Ronnie graduated from Douglas High School in Oklahoma City and attended Langston University. Ronnie moved to California where he was drafted into the United States Army. Ronnie was united in marriage to Martha Smith in 1970. The couple was married for over 20 years and from that...
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Charlotte Nellie Aylesworth

February 25, 1919 - January 17, 2017

Charlotte Nellie (Spaulding) AylesworthFeb 25, 1919 – Jan 17, 2017She passed away after a long illness peacefully at her home where the flowers she nurtured with a mother’s loving care are drooping in sorrow. She was a resident of Rancho Vista for 24 years residing in the home of her son Arthur. Born on a small dairy farm in Pennsylvania she was preceded n death by her husband of 47...
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Raul Nathan Fimbres

June 8, 1975 - December 16, 2016

There will be a Viewing and Funeral Mass in honor of Army Officer Raul Nathan FimbresViewing will be on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 from 4-8 p.m. at Joshua Mortuary Palmdale- 3150 E Palmdale Blvd., Palmdale, CA 93550.Funeral Mass will be taking place on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church- 1600 E Ave R-4, Palmdale, CA 93550.Burial to follow at Good Shepherd...
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Judith Marie Sepko

May 1, 1958 - November 30, 2016

Judith Marie Sepko, 58, died on Wednesday, November 30th in Palmdale, CA. She was born on May 1st, 1958 in Ohio to Richard and Ann Kenney. In 1976 she married Darrell Sepko Sr., and together they raised their four children, Darrell Jr, Amber, Tara, and Jasmine. Judy worked as a homemaker. She loved music, loved to dance (albeit off-beat), and loved to cook. Judy is survived by her children and...
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Olvido Perez

August 21, 1930 - November 24, 2016

Olvido PerezBorn in Puerto Rico on August 21, 1930, passed away in Palmdale, California on November 24, 2016.A service will be held in her honor on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 10 am at Joshua Mortuary Palmdale -3150 E Palmdale Blvd., Palmdale, CA 93550. With a Burial to follow at Joshua Memorial Park 808 E Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster, CA 93535.The family would like to invite family and friends...
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Lalie Solome Jackson

December 29, 1922 - November 4, 2016

Long time Palmdale resident Lalie Granillo Jackson passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 4, 2016. She was surrounded by her cats and caregivers Angel and Franky.Lalie was born in Buckeye, AZ, on December 29, 1922. She was the tenth of eleven children of Tibrucio and Theresa Granillo and was the last to pass. The family had a homestead at Robbins Butte near Buckeye, but when Lalie was...
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Michelina Josephine Jones

January 4, 1933 - September 15, 2016

Michelina Josephine "Mickey" Jones, 83, of Palmdale passed away September 15, 2016 in Palmdale. Mickey is survived by her son Robert of Albuquerque and daughter Donna of Palmdale.A Graveside service will be held Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 3:00pm at Good Shepherd Cemetery 43121 70th St W, Lancaster, CA 93536.
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Patricia Ann Kurten

August 26, 1940 - August 2, 2016

Patricia Ann Kurten, 75, of Lllano past away August 2, 2016 in Lancaster, Ca. Pat was born August 26, 1940 to Andrew and Helen Cobb (nee Neis). She was a former Rose Princess of Pasadena, was an avid golfer and a big time animal lover. Pat is survived by her husband Victor, daughter Lori and her beloved dogs: Shorty, Boa and Marilyn. A memorial service for Patricia will be held Monday August 15th...
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Christopher Michael Marcus

December 25, 1972 - July 20, 2016

Christopher Michael Marcus, 43, passed away in his sleep from natural causes on July 20, 2016 in Littlerock, CA. Born to Deborah Sue Davis and Michael Vincent Marcus on December 25, 1972 in Compton, CA, Chris will be remembered for his magnetic personality, his big bear hugs and his love of fishing. Chris is survived by his wife, Leslie; his daughter, Myah; four step-children, Mahalia, Sydney,...
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David Richard Smith

January 9, 1927 - July 5, 2016

Dad/Pap loved fishing, watching the Dodgers and the Chicago Bears. He was involved with the Palmdale Fin and Feather Club , and also the Knights of Columbus organization.Dad/Pap was a character, always making people smile and laugh. He loved his friends and family. He is now fishing with the master of the sea and reunited with the love of his life, Shirley.We all love you, dad/pap, and we will...
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Rose Todisco

June 12, 1930 - July 5, 2016

Rose Todisco, 85, of Palmdale died peacefully at her home on July 5th.She is survived by her husband Tony Todisco, sons Tony Todisco of Ridgecrest, CA and Paul Todisco of Minden, NV.Remembrance Service 10:30a.m. July 16 at Joshua Mortuary Palmdale 3150 E Palmdale Blvd
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Marguerita June Kiser

April 1, 1953 - May 17, 2016

Marguerita June Kiser was born April 1, 1953 and passed away May 17, 2016.She enjoyed fishing with her husband, and on her free time she watched tv at home while spending time with her beloved cats.Marguerita will be joining her daughter Tauna Brewer in heaven, and will be dearly missed my all her family.She is survived by her Husband, Steve Kiser, Parents, Mavis Brazier and Philip Brazier Sr.,...
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Thomasina Maria Porter

April 25, 1934 - May 7, 2016

Thomasina Maria Porter was born April 25, 1934 in Norfolk, Virginia, passed away May 7, 2016 in Palmdale, California. Thomasina was a resident of Palmdale for 23 years, she went to Prospect High, New York, graduating in 1952. Thomasina served in U.S. Naval for 2 years in San Diego, California. She worked for the Consumer Product Safety Commission for 2 years and then Food Drug Administration for...
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Tamara Amber Hatch

April 16, 1980 - April 14, 2016

Hatch, Tamara AmberWas born on April 16, 1980 in Lancaster, California, and passed away on April 14, 2016 in Lancaster California. She formerly worked on the F-22 MOD at Lockheed as a team member. Currently employed with Northrop Grumman at Edwards Air Force Base. Tamara loved her family very much and her beloved dog Blu .She will be deeply missed by those whom she leaves behind.She is survived...
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Elisa N. Ordaz

April 13, 2016

Elisa's Viewing will be held on Friday, April 22, 2016 from 4-8 pm at Joshua Mortuary Palmdale 3150 E Palmdale Blvd., Palmdale, CA 93550, and Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 9:30 am at St. Mary's Catholic Chuch 1600 E Ave R-4 Palmdale, CA 93550. Graveside will follow the mass at Desert Lawn Memorial Park 2200 E Ave S Palmdale, CA 93550.
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Kathleen Edra Laven

October 12, 1923 - April 6, 2016

Laven, Kathleen (Katie) Edra passed away peacefully on April 6th, 2016. Katie was born October 12, 1923 in Michigan to Doris and Robert H. Ferguson. Katie was introduced to her husband Fred by her brother, Robert Ferguson while he was serving in the U.S Army Air Force. Katie and Fred were married in Topeka, Kansas and moved to the Antelope Valley in 1954 where they raised their five children....
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Carmen Gloria Contreras

April 9, 1938 - March 5, 2016

Mrs. Contreras Viewing will be taking place at Joshua Mortuary Palmdale on Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 4pm-8pm and will have a Funeral Mass at St. Mary's Catholic Church 1600 E Ave R-6, Palmdale, CA 93550 at 10 am on Friday March 11, 2016.
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Andrew Clarence Patterson, Sr.

October 20, 1942 - March 2, 2016

Andrew Clarence Patterson Sr. was born on October 20, 1942, in Boley, Oklahoma. Andrew was the third born of ten children from the union of Leonard Carl Patterson, Sr. and Emma Rentha Fullbright Patterson. Andrew was affectionately called “Tiny” by his family. Andrew received his education in Boley, Oklahoma and graduated from Hanford Union High School in California. He enlisted in...
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Jolene Bramlett

August 7, 1940 - January 12, 2016

Jolene Bramlett went to be with the Lord on January 12, 2016. Born in Oklahoma in August of 1940, to John and Marie Bennett. Jolene was survived by children Randall, Ronald (Terri), and Sherry (Jeff) Kelley, grandchildren Matthew Shane (Kelli), Allesha, Joshua, Jennifer, and Jolena, and two great grandchildren; sisters Peggy Fholer (Billy) and Deborah Miller. She retired from Sav-on Drug Store in...
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Oliver Ewell

August 29, 1926 - January 9, 2016

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Bryan Keith Morrill

July 18, 1972 - October 27, 2015

Bryan "Cooter" MorrillJuly 18, 1972- October 27, 2015
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James E. Mount

December 21, 1944 - October 22, 2015

Jim was born on December 21, 1944 in Wayne, Michigan. He passed away on October 22, 2015 in Palmdale, CA. He is preceded in death by his wife Sheila Mount, his parents Thomas & Mildred Mount, and his siblings Dick, Tom, Phil, and Joan. He is survived by his sons Daren, Darrell, Dave, and Donald Mount, his eight grandchildren Corey, Tiffany, Dylan, Jessica, Austin, Nolan, Kaden & Logan,...
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Maria Alcantar

July 20, 1937 - October 12, 2015

Maria Alcantar age 78, was born in Mexico on July 20, 1937. She has resided in the Antelope Valley or over 48 years. She passed away on October 12, 2015 in Palmdale, California.She is survived by her husband Ventura Alcantar Sr., Sons Ventura Alcantar Jr. (Sharon) from Arkansas, Henry Alcantar (Bernadette) from Rosamond, California, and Rudy Alcantar (Valencia) from Palmdale, California....
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Joann Ray

August 27, 1938 - September 18, 2015

A loving mother, sister, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Joann Ray age, 77 a resident of the Antelope Valley for 10 years was born on July 27, 1938 in Tyler, Texas. She was the daughter of James E. Moore and Mollie M. Moore.Joann was High School Class of 1957 in which she was named Ms. Carver in 1956 and also in 1957 because she was the most popular girl in school. Her and Earl (youngest...
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Marilyn Morgan

September 3, 1935 - August 9, 2015

Marilyn Heisner MorganBorn Inglewood, California 09/03/1935Died Palmdale, California 08/09/2015 4:45 PMGraduated from Inglewood High SchoolEarned BA History from Stanford and MS in accounting from San Diego State UniversityLived in Acton for past 18 years, and in San Diego for 25 years. She was a professional violinist for 18 years, the last five of which she played with the San Diego Symphony....
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Louis John Recheck

October 22, 1958 - August 6, 2015

Recheck, Louis John ,Age 56 Passed away on August 6, 2015 in Palmdale, California, where he resided for over 11 years. He was born in Burbank, California on October 22, 1958.Louis belonged to a variety of clubs that included Golf, The Dart Team, and Desert Bowen Honor Roll. He supported organizations such as Horticulturist, Dog Lovers USA, and Laughlin Gaming Enthusiast.Louis has also been...
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Mark Kenton Dopson

February 14, 1947 - July 28, 2015

Mark Kenton Dopson, age 68, passed away July 28, 2015, at Palmdale Regional Medical Center at 12:08 pm. He is survived by his wife and soulmate of 48 years, Rosemary Dopson; son, Mark Christopher Dopson; daughters, Marla Renee Stringer (husband Timothy), and Monica Lynn Dopson; grandsons, Taylor Daniel and Tanner Ryan Dopson; step grandson Cody Elton Stringer; step granddaughter, Kara Ann...
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Isabel Portillo

August 23, 1947 - July 23, 2015

Para los que ame....Y para los que me amaron. Cuando yo me valla, dejenme ir...Tengo muchas cosas que hacer y verNo se aten a mi con sus lagrimas,Por los hermosos anos que vivimos juntosDemos gracias a Dios Yo les di mi amor, ustedes pensaran enla alegria que me dieron. Le doy las gracias a cada uno de ustedespor el amor que me brindaron.Pero ahora tengo que viajar sola. Si tienen que llorar,...
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Lee Allan Scow

March 14, 1933 - July 7, 2015

Lee A. Scow passed away at the age of 82 on July 7, 2015 in Lancaster, Ca.Born in Santa Clara California to parents, Clinton and Marjorie Scow.He is survived by his wife Bertha Scow, daughter Pamela Scow, son Donald Scow, daughter-in-law Phyllis, and Grandsons Donald Scow Jr. and David Scow.Lee proudly served his country for 12 years in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean and Vietnam wars.He...
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Ada Pearl Talton

September 6, 1927 - June 6, 2015

The sun has set on the life of a great and devoted Christian, mother, aunt, grandmother, friend and professional. Ada Pearl Talton (Brown), or "Pearl", as she was affectionately called, was born on September 6, 1927 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Jessie Brown and James Brown, both of whom hailed from Pittsburgh. At an early age Pearl married Wilbert S. Talton Sr....
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Matilde Ceniza Comeros

January 24, 1922 - May 4, 2015

Service Sat 5-16-2015 10:00 AM
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Dean Alan Johnson

August 25, 1956 - April 29, 2015

Dean Alan Johnson, age 58, died in his home, with family by his side, in Lancaster, Ca. on Wednesday, April 29th, 2015. The cause was Pancreatic Cancer.Born August 25th 1956, in Xenia, Ohio, he lived in Ohio for only 3 years, before settling in California. He worked as an Insurance Agent. Dean was a member of the Boozefighters Motor Cycle Club and a longtime volunteer in the community as a...
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Angel Figueroa

September 10, 1941 - January 30, 2015

Angel Saldana Figueroa Jr. edad 73 nacio Septiembre 10, 1941 en Compton Rural , California. Fallecio en Palmdale, California en Eneo 30, 2015.Los Servicios Funebres van hacer en Febrero 5, 2015 en la iglesia deSt. Mary's Catholic Church, 1600 E Ave R-4, Palmdale, California 93550, y una velacion de 4-8 PM enJoshua Mortuary Palmdale, 3150 E Palmdale Blvd., Palmdale , California 93550, despues...
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Harry L. MARTINDALE

December 30, 1931 - January 16, 2015

Harry La Vern Martindale passed away January 16, 2015, in Thousand Oaks, California, after a battle with cancer. Harry was born December 30, 1931, in Augusta, Butler County, Kansas.Harry grew up on a farm and after graduating from Latham High School in 1948 he worked as a truck driver with A. H. Ballinger Trucking Company in Augusta, KS. In 1950, he joined the Boeing Aircraft Company in Wichita,...
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Eugene Haberski

October 7, 1933 - January 12, 2015

Eugene Theodore Haberski October 7th 1933 - January 12th 2015 Eugene (Gene) Haberski passed Monday January 12th after a year long battle with cancer. Gene was born in Detroit where his family owned a market. When Gene was a young boy, the family purchased a dairy farm in rural Michigan where they worked and lived until Gene was a senior in high school. They moved west to southern California...
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Linda Carol Joiner-Bell

October 26, 1957 - December 20, 2014

Linda Carol Joiner Bell, age 57, passed away in Lancaster, California on December 20, 2014 after being a long time resident of Antelope Valley. She was born on October 26, 1957 in Brawley, California. Her family moved to Odessa, Texas in 1972 and she graduated from Permian High School in 1975. She was employed by Drs. Brantley and Marshall for 10 years, relocated to Palmdale, California where...
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Linda Ann Jones

July 5, 1953 - December 4, 2014

Linda Jones Passed Thursday night December 4, 2014 at the age of 61. She is survived by her husband of 42 years Tim Jones of Rosamond, Ca, their children Tina McNeeley of Washington State, Shawn Jones of Montana, and Johnny Jones of Rosamond, Ca. 7 Grandchildren, Rheyaunna, Brianna, Silvara, Justin, Michael, Sara, Benton and one due any day. Mother Leona of Apple Valley, Sisters Dana, Donna,...
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Charles John Vegos

August 16, 1931 - November 15, 2014

Dad's life was remarkable, Born in Green River, Wyoming to George and Lena Vegos, who were immigrants from Greece and Holland. They were both LDS members and had sealed their union in the temple.Dad was a true American hero. He joined the Navy during the Korean War, serving as an elite Frogman. He was part of Forward Recon and the Underwater Demolition Team. Dad returned from duty to study...
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Adolfo Garcia Alvarado

October 28, 1921 - July 11, 2014

Adolfo G. AlvaradoBorn on October 28, 1921 in San Antonio, Texas in the age of 92 has passed away after a brief illness on July 11, 2014 in Palmdale, California. Adolfo was a US Army WWII Veteran, serving his country proudly in Germany. After serving in the Armed Forces he worked for the Palmdale School District for 10 years. He is survived by his wife Isabel Alvarado and preceded in death by his...
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Donald Lee Amidon

February 11, 1946 - July 4, 2014

AMIDON, Donald Lee "Don" age 68, passed away July 4, 2014 after a brief illness. Don was born February 11, 1946 in Pontiac, IL. Don enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in November of 1965 and began active duty in 1966. From 1967 through 1974, his assignments included DaNang AB, Republic of Vietnam; Nahkon Phanom Airport, Thailand; Don Muang Airport, Bangkok, Thailand; Taipei Air Station,...
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Alice Mitchell

May 7, 1941 - June 23, 2014

Was born in Hotsprings, Arkansas on May 07, 1941, passed away on June 23, 2014 in Littlerock, California. She is survived by husband Doris Mitchell. Her Viewing will take place on July 3, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the Halley Olsen Murphy Chapel. Her Funeral Service will take place on July 7, 2014 at Antelope Valley Church of God in Christ 37827 97th St. East Littlerock, California 93543 at 11...
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Nicholas Justin Lanzetta

November 6, 1987 - June 11, 2014

Nicholas was born November 06, 1987 in Michigan. He passed away in Palmdale, California on June 11, 2014.
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Delores Blassingame

October 12, 1933 - June 6, 2014

A Viewing will be held in our location on Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. On Friday, June 20, 2014 at 9:00 AM there will be a funeral held in our location with the Burial to follow at Riverside National Cemetery at 1:00 PM.
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Alan Bertrand Compton

April 24, 1946 - June 6, 2014

COL ALAN B. COMPTON (retired,) was born April 24, 1946 at Seaside Hospital, Long Beach, California. He grew up in Wilmington, CA, where his father, Madison, was a teacher at Banning High School, and his mother taught 3rd grade.An Eagle Scout with the BSA, he graduated from Banning High School in 1963. He earned an American history B.A. at UCLA, attended medical college at Rutgers University, and...
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Jose Luis Arreola

November 5, 1972 - June 5, 2014

Jose Luis Arreola was born on November 05, 1972 in Mexico. He passed away in Palmdale, California on June 05, 2014.His viewing and service will take place on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 1 pm - 5 pm. with a service to follow.Halley Olsen Murphy Chapel3150 E Palmdale Blvd.Palmdale, CA 93550.
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Ralph G. Zwack

August 20, 1936 - February 28, 2014

Ralph G. Zwack, 77, of Littlerock, CA passed peacefully on February 28th 2014 surrounded by his beloved Family. He is survived by his Wife of 57 Years and childhood sweetheart Nancy (Stamp); his children Tracy Zwack, Tammy (Steve) Baker, David (Tonia) Zwack, and Melissa (Richard) Carney. He is also survived by numerous Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his...
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Arline Dorothy Mayfield

December 31, 1949 - February 18, 2014


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Albert Jerome Grays, Sr.

September 17, 1950 - February 3, 2014

Albert Jerome Grays Sr. was born September 17, 1950 in Martinez California. He passed away unexpectedly on February 3, 2014 in Tehachapi California. He was a wonderful loving Husband, Father and Brother. He grew up in Pittsburg Ca, and attended Pittsburg Senior High School. Albert left Pittsburg and moved to Pacoima Ca, in pursuit of a singing career with a local band. From there would use...
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Lillian Westphal

December 9, 1922 - December 21, 2013

LILLIAN WESTPHAL Lillian Westphal died and went home to be with the Lord on December 21, 2013, in Lancaster, California. Born as Lillian Belle Kenady on December 9, 1922, in Kinderhook, Illinois, she was the daughter of Lewis Merle Kenady and Alice Emma Weddington Kenady. She was the seventh of twelve children born to her parents. Over the years, Lillian was known fondly by several names. ...
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Sally June Lynch

October 3, 1931 - December 18, 2013

Sally June Lynch, age 82, of Palmdale, CA, passed away on Wednesday, 12/18/2013 in Palmdale. She was born on 10/3/1931 in Los Angeles to her parents, Robert and Dorothy Smith. She married Alvin G. Stover in Las Vegas, NV on 4/18/1953. They had 2 children. She attended Downey High School and graduated in 1949. She was also an Alum of Antelope Valley College and CSUN. She was a long-time resident...
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Norman Lee McCombs

September 20, 1937 - December 18, 2013


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Frances Marie Krueger

May 9, 1920 - December 3, 2013

Frances Marie Krueger, 93, passed away Tuesday December 3, 2013 in Palmdale, Ca. She was born May 9, 1920 in Wheatridge, Colorado to Henry and Freida Feiertag. She was an organist for the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod for over 60 years and met her husband Raymond H. Krueger while playing the organ during a Sunday service in 1944. They were married on September 3, 1944 and made their home on the...
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Brian Alan Flores

December 31, 1992 - November 19, 2013


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Michael Alan Brown

June 28, 1962 - November 15, 2013


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Antonio Garcia Iribarren

October 30, 1929 - November 14, 2013


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Jean Louis Indart

February 26, 1939 - November 11, 2013


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Mary Jo Smith

June 8, 1935 - November 6, 2013

Mary Jo Smith,78, of Palmdale, passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 peacefully at home. She was born on June 8, 1935 in Colorado to her parents, Raymond and Ethel White. Mary Jo was the third of six children. She married Mr. Olaf Smith in Clovis, New Mexico on May 22, 1954. They had 4 children. She was a resident of Palmdale for 52 years. She enjoyed spending time with her Grandchildren...
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Annette Marie Childs

April 12, 1937 - October 9, 2013


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Florence Mae Lehman

May 15, 1927 - October 4, 2013


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Wilbert J. Jones

September 18, 1941 - September 21, 2013


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Michael J. Moreno

March 1, 1952 - September 20, 2013

Michael joined his two older brothers John Anthony and Raymond and his parents Pilar and Sylvester Moreno on March 1, 1952. His Uncle Pete, Aunt Maria, and Aunt Juana were daily influences in his life and Michael treasured the time he spent with them. He loved his entire Durazo family. Michael married Josephine Gutierrez in 1971 and they had two daughters, Michelle Pilar Moreno and Roberta...
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Lawrence Stephan Bianchi

October 27, 1950 - September 19, 2013

Larry was born 10/27/1950 and passed away on 9/19/2013. Larry was a resident of palmdale for aprox 20 years. He was a very loving man that loved his wife, children and grand kids more than anything. He was married to Michele Bianchi for 10 wonderful years. He had a son Jonathan Bianchi and wife Lauren Bianchi. He had a step son Douglas Leitzen and wife Ruth Leitzen, Step daughter Janis Hawk and...
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Harold Lloyd "Hal" Howard

December 20, 1927 - September 8, 2013

Babe, as his mother called him, was born in Rea, Missouri to Amber Pauline and John Lenwood Howard. He was the second of five children: older brother Sonny, younger brother Dean and little sisters Charlene and Connie. Hal & best friend Lloydie Roberts enlisted 5 months before graduation of high school in Rosendale, MO. Their diplomas were awarded despite their absence. Until last year he...
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Ronald Lee Smith

May 26, 1953 - September 7, 2013

Gone to Heaven to join his Brothers before him. Leaving Mother Dorothy Peters, Father Ed and Carol Houtz, Brother Mike Houtz, Sister Shauna and Peter Heintz, Brother Jim Peters, Nephew Cameron Houtz and Heather, Neice Chelsie McCullok, Husband Harrison and their children Regan and London plus all of Ron's extended family and friends. He was loved by all and will be greatly missed. Never...
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Donna Mae Shaw

October 19, 1950 - September 3, 2013


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Karen Richard

October 15, 1962 - August 14, 2013


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Robert C Okronick

November 8, 1946 - August 11, 2013


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Charles Fred Leonhardt

June 4, 1924 - August 6, 2013

Charles Leonhardt born in 1924, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, August 6, 2013. Born in San Bernardino, CA, Charles enlisted in the U.S. Navy when he was 17 and served during WWII until 1947 as an Aviation Machinist Mate First Class. He then worked for Norton AFB until he was transferred to Edwards AFB Propulus Lab building prototypes and being sent on secret...
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Jose Luis Arana

February 27, 1929 - July 31, 2013


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Rea Mae Stevenson

November 11, 1936 - July 30, 2013


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Larry Reed Walker

April 11, 1938 - July 26, 2013

Larry Walker, born on April 11th 1938 in Dayton, Pennsylvania, could only be described as a "good ol' boy". His voice was a gift to the world and he used it regularly to honor God. He always gave no nonsense good advice when asked, and was always there when needed. Possibly, the most wonderful thing about Larry though, was his heart. Kindness was in his nature and compassion was his gift. ...
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Franklin Edwin Gray

February 1, 1930 - July 26, 2013


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Theresa A. LaRue

April 10, 1950 - July 18, 2013

Theresa Ann LaRue age 63 was a resident of Lake Los Angeles, CA passed away on Thursday July 18, 2013 after a long illness. She was born on April 10, 1950 in Yonkers, NY. Theresa received a Bachelor's degree from University of Phoenix, Masters from Chapman. She is pre-deceased by first generation Polish American parents John Ben and Wanda Piekarski, and husband Jacque LaRue. Theresa is survived...
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Martin Venice Nunez

May 12, 2013 - July 14, 2013


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Daniel Meraz Jr.

May 27, 1929 - July 13, 2013


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Chelsea Mae McClure-Westphal

March 19, 2013 - July 13, 2013


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Arvilla Eliza Mooneyham

December 30, 1920 - July 9, 2013

Arvilla Eliza Carter was born in Provo, Utah on December 30, 1920. Arvilla went home to Heavenly Father on July 9, 2013. Arvilla was the oldest of 5 children. Her mother past away when she was 9 years old. She was the oldest of 5 children born to Elmo Carter and Eliza Carter. Arvilla spent alot of her time being mother to her younger siblings. She had one brother LeGrand, three sisters Marjorie,...
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James Richard Horack

July 24, 1948 - July 8, 2013

James Richard Horack passed away July 8, 2013 at the age of 64. He was preceeded in death by his Father, Richard and two Brothers, Kenneth and Joseph. He is survived by his two Daughters Ann and Laura, four Grandchildren, his Mother Anna, Brothers, Robert and William and Sisters Evelyn, Margaret, Elizabeth and Kathleen. May he rest in peace.
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Michael John Bulpitt

October 22, 1945 - July 7, 2013

Michael J. Bulpitt " Pops " will be remembered as a loving and devoted Husband of 27 years and Father to 3 sons and 5 grandsons . He will be remembered as a Man who was always there for his family and friends and who was both creative and artistic with his life , Pops liked to keep it simple and invest his time with those he loved . Mike also went by his Club name as "Loose Mike " which he...
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Jesus Cabral-Gutierrez

September 9, 1929 - July 5, 2013


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Thomas Lloyd Jones

June 2, 1963 - July 4, 2013

Tom was born on June 2, 1963 to Trevor and Shirley Jones, he was a resident of the Antelope Valley since 1986. Tom was employed by Royce's AV concrete pumping for 18 years and following that was the proprietor of Another Pump Company for 6 years. Tom is survived by his wife Lynette, children Hillary and Chandler, parents Trevor and Shirley, ex-wife Kyle and step children A.J. Cassie, Kendra and...
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Antonio LaMont Thomas

January 26, 1987 - June 28, 2013


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